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  1. Living History Days

    C’mon home to the Living History Farm and experience a time when the rooster’s crow and the rising sun, not an alarm clock, welcomed a new day! During Living History Days, interpreters portray day-to-day life on an 1870 Florida farm. Step back in time, enjoy…

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  2. Beginner Swing Dancing Class

    JANUARY CLASSES: This month we begin a new series of Beginner Swing Dancing dance classes! JANUARY SCHEDULE: Wed Jan 8: Beginner & Int Swing class #1 Wed Jan 15: Beginner & Int Swing class #2 Wed Jan 22: Beginner & Int Swing class #3 Wed…

  3. High Springs Music in the Park Season Kick off featuring: Dean Johanesen

    Master Storyteller: Dean Johanesen kicks off the 2020 season in James Paul Park (behind City Hall) from 2pm – 4pm. The High Springs Museum, across the street, will also be open. A few local shoppes downtown will be open and several restauants to choose from….

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  4. Union Street Farmers Market (Wednesdays)

    The Union Street Farmers Market is at Bo Diddley Plaza every Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm. Get your seasonal veggies, baked goods, bread, pretzels, prepared food, local art, and more!

  5. CMC Thursday Night Poetry Jam

    Gainesville’s longest-running open mic poetry reading–25 years and counting. All styles invited–from Beat to Baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic, and everything in between. All forms of word-based art welcome: poetry of every possible sort, short prose, miniature theatrical pieces, word-centered performance art,…

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  6. 2020 Author Series: Rochelle Alers

    Award-winning romance novelist Alers is a regular on the Waldenbooks, Borders, and Essence bestseller lists. She has written more than 60 titles and boasts almost two million copies of her books in print. Alers has won awards including Vivian Stephens Award for Excellence in Romance…

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  7. Crazy Horse – The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy

    Crazy Horse family member Floyd Clown and author William Matson will speak and sign their book “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.” The Crazy Horse family’s oral history had not been told outside the family for over a century. Now it is ready…

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  8. “McCarthy Moment: The Johns Committee in Florida” exhibition

    The “McCarthy Moment: The Johns Committee in Florida” exhibition will be located in the Mary Ann Cofrin Exhibit Hall and is the first Matheson exhibition to focus on local LGBTQ+ history. In 1956, State Senator Charley Eugene Johns created the Florida Legislative Investigation Committee. Better…

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